Category Archives: Cape Tribulation

Phantastic Phantom Phasmid in Daintree RainPhorest

Mating peppermint stick
12th December, 2018

Peppermint stick insects Here is a very unusual stick insect, a phantastic phasmid, in fact. Phasmid means phantom or ghost. and Phasmid is the name given to the family of […]

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Heat before the storm

king fern daintree
12th December, 2018

Prepared 6 December 2018, just before a few days rain, totalling 405 mm. The Great Rainmaker, Thorntons Peak, has been letting us down lately. Firstly, the July rockslide, then a […]

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Dive-bombing rainbow bee-eaters after Woobadda damsels

Rainbow bee eater
30th June, 2018

Zorro, eat your heart out! The bandit-like bold black band linking the bill to the back of the head through its eye seems to be a disguise, but it’s also […]

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